Adventures in Diving: Advanced Training for Open Water Divers

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P A D I, Apr 1, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 372 pages
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Contents

Advanced Diving Fundamentals One Underwater Navigation 1 Introduction
1
The Importance of Underwater Navigation
2
Distance Estimation
4
Natural Navigation Underwater
7
Using Underwater Patterns
12
Compass Navigation
16
Knowledge Review
24
Two Night Diving 27 Introduction
27
Dry Suit Buoyancy Control
156
Handling Dry Suit Emergencies
159
Dry Suit Care
160
Dry Suit Diving Guidelines
161
Knowledge Review
163
Eight Multilevel Diving 165 Introduction
165
Multilevel Diving Theory
166
Ascent Procedures
169

The Appeal of Night Diving and Night Diving Activities
28
Night Diving Equipment
31
Night Diving Light Systems
33
Planning Night Dives
38
Night Diving Stress
40
Night Diving Techniques
44
Knowledge Review
51
Three Deep Diving 53 Introduction
53
Deep Diving Activities and Objectives
54
Definition and Limits
55
Deep Diving Equipment
58
Deep Diving Techniques
63
Deep Diving Techniques Continued
67
Nitrogen Narcosis
73
Decompression Sickness
76
Advanced Specialties Four Altitude Diving 83 Introduction
83
Altitude Diving and Decompression Theory
84
Altitude Diving and Physiology
86
Altitude Diving Equipment Considerations
89
Using the Recreational Dive Planner at Altitude
92
Knowledge Review
99
Five Boat Diving 101 Introduction 101 Reasons for Boat Diving
101
Boat Terminology
103
Types of Dive Boats
105
SafetyEmergency Equipment for Boat Diving
107
Seasickness
109
Boat Diving Preparation
111
Charter Boat Boarding Procedures
112
Predive Procedures
114
Boat Diving Procedures
117
Postdive Procedures
123
Knowledge Review
124
Six Drift Diving 127 Introduction 127 Benefits of Drift Diving
127
Drift Diving Environments
129
Types of Drift Diving
131
Drift Diving Equipment
133
Drift Diving Techniques and Procedures Beginning the Dive
135
Drift Diving Procedures and Techniques Descents Ascents and Exits
138
Drift Diving Hazards and Problems
142
Seven Dry Suit Diving 147 Introduction
147
Heat Water and the Diver
148
Wet Suits and Dry Suits
149
Dry Suit Types and Features
151
Putting on a Dry Suit
155
Emergency Decompression 171 Multilevel Diving with Computers
171
Multilevel Dive Equipment
173
Multilevel Dive Hazards
175
Multilevel Dive Planning
176
Knowledge Review
181
Nine Search and Recovery 183 Introduction
183
The Recreational Search and Recovery Diver
184
Two Types of Search and Recovery
185
The Search and Recovery Environment
186
Potential Hazards
187
Planning Search and Recovery Dives
189
Underwater Searches
191
Recovery Procedures
195
Knowledge Review
199
Ten Underwater Naturalist
201
Introduction to the Aquatic Realm
202
Human Perceptions of Aquatic Life
206
Responsible Interactions with Aquatic Life
215
Knowledge Review
216
Eleven Underwater Photography 219 Introduction
219
Underwater Photography and the Aquatic Environment
221
Understanding Light for Underwater Photography
222
Understanding Lens Openings and Shutter Speeds
224
Aperture and Depth of Field
225
Getting the Right Exposure
226
Film and Underwater Photography
229
Using Underwater Strobes
230
Basic Underwater Photography Technique
232
Photographic Composition
233
Care of Underwater Photo Equipment
234
Knowledge Review
237
Twelve Wreck Diving 239 Introduction
239
Reasons for Wreck Diving
240
Wreck Diving and the Law 242 Wreck Diving Hazards and Considerations
242
Assessing and Navigating an Underwater Wreck
248
What is a PADI Dive Center
251
Recreational Dive Planner Review
252
PADI Boat Diving Information Sheet
254
PADI Dive Planning Checklist
255
PADI Open Water Equipment Checklist
256
EnglishMetric Conversions
257
PADI Local Area Offices Worldwide
259
Index
261
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